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Where do tax dollars go?

From 2004 to 2008, yearly sales and property tax revenue collected by the parish has increased by almost $17 million - from $41.7 million to $58.6 million - which has allowed Parish President V.J. St. Pierre and the Parish Council to take an aggressive approach to upgrading infrastructure.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:06 am
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Airline barrier on the way

For decades, parish residents have wondered how long it would be before some type of barrier was put in place along Airline Highway to prevent wayward vehicles from sinking into the deep canal.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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Des Allemands man remembered as fun-loving, outdoor enthusiast

For those who knew Des Allemands resident Ronnie P. Tregre, they’ll remember him as a man passionate about many things - like family, friends and piloting - and as a man who died doing what he loved.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:05 am
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New boat launch in the works

Parish President V.J. St. Pierre has met with representatives from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries about the construction of a new boat launch between Pier 2 and Pier 90 on Highway 90.Read More...
May 04, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Play festival at HHS on May 2

BOUTTE - The Hahnville High School talented theater students will perform a One-Act Play Festival of Plays on Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the HHS auditorium. Admission is free.Read More...
May 02, 2009 at 12:57 pm
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Video festival at Satellite Center

LULING - The 2009 Satellite Center Video and Animation Festival is set for Saturday, May 2 with a public screening from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 285 Sugarland Parkway.

The awards ceremony is from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will be hosted by ABC 26 news anchor Michael Hill.

Admission is $1. Concessions and T-shirts will be available for purchase.Read More...
May 02, 2009 at 12:57 pm
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Holy Family hosts annual fundraiser

LULING - Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling will hold its annual fundraiser on May 2 at 5 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

Tickets for the $10,000 grand prize will be sold at weekend Masses and from the parish office daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $50 a piece or $100 for three.

An auction, raffles, refreshments, dancing and cash drawings will be featured. The first ticket drawn will be for $10,000. The second is for $400 and other winners will receive $300, $200 and $100.

For more information, call 985-785-6890.Read More...
May 02, 2009 at 12:56 pm
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Orchid society in Houma April 31

HOUMA - The Terrebonne Orchid Society, a non-profit organization, will hold their annual Spring Orchid show on April 31, May 2 and 1 at the Southland Mall located at 5953 West Park in Houma from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, call 985-446-0990.Read More...
May 01, 2009 at 9:17 am
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Take extra care when crossing railroad

Dear Editor,
While it’s true that some railroad crossings aren’t as safe as they could be either from inadequate visibility along railroad tracks and/or their not being signalized, there are still ways to minimize the chances of colliding with any train at any such crossing. Read More...
April 30, 2009 at 9:02 am
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Parish teacher crossed the line in custody battle

Dear Editor,
I am writing this letter because I believe that the people of St. Charles Parish should be informed of what happens when home disagreements spill over into the school.Read More...
April 30, 2009 at 9:01 am
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Harvey, Lady Cats examples of heart, desire

When the final bell tolled on Destrehan softball team's season with a 4-0 loss at Dutchtown last Tuesday, the Lady Cats were still fighting, just like they had since day one.Read More...
April 29, 2009 at 10:16 am
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Harvey, Lady Cats examples of heart, desire

When the final bell tolled on Destrehan softball team's season with a 4-0 loss at Dutchtown last Tuesday, the Lady Cats were still fighting, just like they had since day one.Read More...
April 29, 2009 at 10:16 am
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A fisherman’s dream

If a fisherman could make one wish during a fishing trip, it would be to make the wind go calm.Read More...
April 29, 2009 at 10:14 am
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Destrehan locks up playoff spot, Tigers get hammered 13-7

With Tuesday's 8-5 road win against East St. John, the Destrehan baseball team is guaranteed a spot in the 2009 state playoffs.Read More...
April 29, 2009 at 10:07 am
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Lady Tigers overcome early jitters for 12-3 win over Natchitoches

After a half inning Tuesday afternoon, the No. 3-seeded Lady Tigers were down 1-0 in the opening round of the 5A state playoffs against Natchitoches Central.Read More...
April 29, 2009 at 10:04 am
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Mosley - Smith Wedding

Katherine Barrett Mosely, daughter of Ms. Rita Katherine “Kay” Long of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Mr. Dean Meredith Mosely of Jena, Louisiana, was married to Mr. Gary Lyn Smith, junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Lyn Smith of Norco, Louisiana, in a 6 p.m. ceremony March 14, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge.Read More...
April 29, 2009 at 9:53 am
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Adopted mother becomes adopter - and gets her family
Adopted mother becomes adopter - and gets her family
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When Kaitlyn Furman was asked if she and her husband wanted to adopt Patricia, they had no doubt whatsoever about making the move - particularly since Kaitlyn had been adopted, too.